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" To decompose the metals, then, to reform them, to change them from one to another, and to realise the once absurd notion of transmutation are the problems now given to the chemist for solution. "
Journal of the Chemical Society - Page 564
by Chemical Society (Great Britain) - 1900
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Buchanan's Journal of Man, Volume 1

1887
...of chemistry and physics point very strongly to such a conclusion, and agrees with Faraday, that, " to decompose the metals, then to reform them, to change them from one to another, and to realize the once absurd notion of transmutation, are the problems now given to the chemist for solution."...
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The Life and Letters of Faraday, Volume 1

Bence Jones, Henry Bence Jones - 1870 - 456 pages
...to us of a different nature, and some (men of celebrity too) have found metals even among these. ' To decompose the metals, then, to reform them, to...the difficult task, and think the means far beyond him ; everything may be gained by energy and perseverance. Let us but look to the means which have...
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Western Druggist, Volume 8

1886
...you could decompose an element it would be a discovery indeed worth making To decompose the metal?, then to reform them, to change them from one to another and to realize the once absurd notion of transmutation, are the problems now given to the chemist for solution."...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 56

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1887
...elements. For a time the desire was to add to the metals, now we wish to diminish their number. . . . To decompose the metals, then, to reform them, to...the problems now given to the chemist for solution.' Mr. Herbert Spencer, in his hypothesis of the constitution of matter, says :— ' All material substances...
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Progress of Science: Its Origin, Course, Promoters, and Results

J. Villin Marmery - 1895 - 358 pages
...etc. J There were as many as 10,000 at Bologna, 5,000 at Oxford, over 25,000 at Paris, etc metals, to re-form them, to change them from one to another,...the problems now given to the chemist for solution." This from Faraday, and to show the reader that the alchemists were far from being poor dreamers whose...
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Congressional Serial Set

1904
...wish for a new state of chemical elements. To decompose the metals, to re-form them, and to realize the once absurd notion of transmutation are the problems now given to the chemist for solution. But Faraday was always remarkable for the boldness and originality with which he regarded generally...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1904 - 1104 pages
...wish for a new staU1 of chemical elements. To decompose the metals, to re-form them, and to realize the once absurd notion of transmutation are the problems now given to the chemist for solution. But Faraday was always remarkable for the l>oldness and originality with which he regarded generally...
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Selected Papers and Proceedings - Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - 1904 - 564 pages
...1816 Faraday said "To decompose the metals, to reform them, and to realize the once absurd notions of transmutation, are the problems now given to the chemist for solution." And so the matter remained seething in men's minds, Sir William Crookes declaring that "the atoms of...
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Die Forderung des Tages

Wilhelm Ostwald - 1910 - 603 pages
...Vorlesung, nach der Beschreibung der Metalle, schliesst er mit folgenden allgemeinen Betrachtungen : „To decompose the metals, then, to reform them,...the difficult task, and think the means far beyond him : everything may be gained by energy and perseverance". Und indem er schildert, wie im Laufe der...
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The Medical Counselor, Volume 26

1907
...impatient for a new state of chemical elements. He said, "To decompose metals, to reform them, to realize the once absurd notion of transmutation are the problems now given to the chemist for solution." And now we witness nature accomplishing this i:( decomposing radium, and in the transformation of the...
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